spectrum

Remember how AT&T swore it needed T-Mobile to expand LTE? Funny story.

From its headquarters in Texas, AT&T has been rapidly acquiring spectrum to use for LTE. Glyn Lowe Last year, when AT&T was in the throes of trying to convince federal regulators that its...

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Friday, November 9th, 2012 Net News No Comments

LightSquared still won’t give up on spectrum near GPS band

Like a sisyphean Stormtrooper, LightSquared pushes that boulder up the hill no matter how many times it comes rolling back down. Kristina Alexanderson LightSquared's plan to build a nationwide 4G network was hit...

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Monday, October 1st, 2012 Net News No Comments

FCC to buy out TV broadcasters to free up mobile spectrum

This is probably not how the FCC will conduct its spectrum auction. USFWS Mountain-Prairie Over the last decade, it has become increasingly obvious that America's spectrum resources are mis-allocated. The proliferation of cell...

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Friday, September 28th, 2012 Net News No Comments

Verizon, cable companies now "frenemies," can sell each other’s products

The Federal Communications Commission today approved Verizon Wireless's deal to purchase lots of wireless spectrum from cable companies, while imposing limits onto a related deal in which Verizon and the cable companies will...

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Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 Net News No Comments

Broadband competition fears may lead DOJ to block Verizon spectrum deal

The Justice Department is "holding up" Verizon Wireless's deal to buy spectrum from cable companies over concerns that the deal and related swaps will leave many US residents with only one option for...

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Friday, July 13th, 2012 Net News No Comments